Period
to 15 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in South London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
London > South London
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 80 33
Rank change year-on-year +11 -47 +16
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 61 48 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South London 3.37% 3.06% 6.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.04% 8.08% 15.50%
Number of salaries quoted 50 52 114
South London median annual salary £41,250 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% -15.79%
10th Percentile £21,500 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £77,500 £62,500
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 759 594 832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South London 41.98% 37.81% 44.68%
Number of salaries quoted 630 487 663
South London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,269 £24,000 £25,379
90th Percentile £75,125 £76,250 £70,000
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in South London

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South London.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in South London

Computer Science
Salary Trend in South London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science in South London.

Salary trend for Computer Science in South London

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in South London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in South London over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in South London

Computer Science
Job Locations in South London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the South London region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kingston Upon Thames +10 23 £35,000 - 6
Croydon -4 20 £42,650 -5.22% 6
Merton - 16 £36,250 - 3
Bromley +1 1 £27,000 -66.25% 1
Computer Science
London

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South London region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 60 (98.36%) Degree
2 35 (57.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (39.34%) Software Engineering
5 20 (32.79%) SQL
6 19 (31.15%) Mathematics
7 15 (24.59%) Finance
7 15 (24.59%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (22.95%) Scrum
8 14 (22.95%) Physics
9 13 (21.31%) Test Automation
9 13 (21.31%) Python
9 13 (21.31%) Decision-Making
10 12 (19.67%) Web Services
10 12 (19.67%) XML
10 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
10 12 (19.67%) Waterfall
10 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (18.03%) SDLC
11 11 (18.03%) JIRA
11 11 (18.03%) .NET
11 11 (18.03%) C#
11 11 (18.03%) Java
12 10 (16.39%) C
12 10 (16.39%) C++
12 10 (16.39%) HTML
12 10 (16.39%) PhD
12 10 (16.39%) Algorithms
13 9 (14.75%) TDD
14 8 (13.11%) Windows

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in South London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.84%) CMS
2 1 (1.64%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.64%) InVision
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) Force.com
1 6 (9.84%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.64%) IaaS
4 1 (1.64%) Office 365
4 1 (1.64%) PaaS
4 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) VoIP
2 1 (1.64%) Firewall
2 1 (1.64%) PBX
2 1 (1.64%) SAN
2 1 (1.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) GIS
2 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.28%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.28%) Power BI
4 1 (1.64%) Big Data
4 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) JIRA
2 4 (6.56%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.28%) Gradle
3 2 (3.28%) JUnit
3 2 (3.28%) TestRail
4 1 (1.64%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.64%) Selenium
4 1 (1.64%) Selenium IDE
General
1 15 (24.59%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Banking
3 5 (8.20%) Games
4 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.28%) Retail
6 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (34.43%) Developer
2 9 (14.75%) Graduate
3 6 (9.84%) Analyst
3 6 (9.84%) Architect
3 6 (9.84%) Lead Architect
3 6 (9.84%) Machine Learning Engineer
3 6 (9.84%) Research Engineer
3 6 (9.84%) Scrum Master
3 6 (9.84%) Tester
3 6 (9.84%) Web Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.56%) C# Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Graduate Software Tester
5 4 (6.56%) Graduate Tester
5 4 (6.56%) Java Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Software Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Software Tester
5 4 (6.56%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.67%) Web Services
1 12 (19.67%) XML
2 11 (18.03%) .NET
3 10 (16.39%) HTML
4 7 (11.48%) Node.js
5 6 (9.84%) AngularJS
5 6 (9.84%) IBM Integration Bus
5 6 (9.84%) J2EE
5 6 (9.84%) jQuery
5 6 (9.84%) JSON
5 6 (9.84%) REST
5 6 (9.84%) SOAP
5 6 (9.84%) WCF
6 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.92%) .NET Framework
7 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (4.92%) CSS
7 3 (4.92%) Entity Framework
7 3 (4.92%) React
7 3 (4.92%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.39%) Algorithms
3 6 (9.84%) DataPower
3 6 (9.84%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (9.84%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (4.92%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.28%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.64%) Life Science
6 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Windows
2 7 (11.48%) Linux
3 1 (1.64%) Android
3 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (39.34%) Software Engineering
3 19 (31.15%) Mathematics
4 15 (24.59%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (22.95%) Physics
5 14 (22.95%) Scrum
6 13 (21.31%) Decision-Making
6 13 (21.31%) Test Automation
7 12 (19.67%) Waterfall
8 11 (18.03%) SDLC
9 9 (14.75%) TDD
10 8 (13.11%) Data Science
10 8 (13.11%) Signal Processing
11 7 (11.48%) Data Modelling
11 7 (11.48%) Machine Learning
11 7 (11.48%) User Stories
12 6 (9.84%) Content Management
12 6 (9.84%) OO
12 6 (9.84%) Process Management
12 6 (9.84%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.79%) SQL
2 13 (21.31%) Python
3 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
4 11 (18.03%) C#
4 11 (18.03%) Java
5 10 (16.39%) C
5 10 (16.39%) C++
6 5 (8.20%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.92%) VB
8 2 (3.28%) ES6
8 2 (3.28%) ES7
9 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 60 (98.36%) Degree
2 35 (57.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (16.39%) PhD
4 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.64%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) PMO
2 2 (3.28%) COBIT
2 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (9.84%) IBM
1 6 (9.84%) Informatica
1 6 (9.84%) Pardot
1 6 (9.84%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.64%) Adobe
3 1 (1.64%) Google
3 1 (1.64%) Optimizely
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle
3 1 (1.64%) Perforce
3 1 (1.64%) Qubit
3 1 (1.64%) Sony
3 1 (1.64%) VMware
3 1 (1.64%) Workday